Green slag valorisation is now an industrial success story

Green slag valorisation is now an industrial success story

On April 1-5, 2019, the Sixth International Slag Valorisation Symposium took place in Mechelen, Belgium. This Symposium aims at contributing towards near zero-waste processing and closing material loops in the metallurgical sector through creating applications for...
WRF COCOON workshop on landfill management: lessons learned

WRF COCOON workshop on landfill management: lessons learned

In the framework of the prestigious World Resources Forum 2019 (Antwerp), the Interreg Europe COCOON project team hosted the workshop “Landfill management: from landfill to useful resource” on February 26, 2019. The event coincided with the broadening of the EURELCO...
Selective metal recovery from Fe-rich industrial residues

Selective metal recovery from Fe-rich industrial residues

Within the EU H2020 SOCRATES project, a process was developed by the SOLVOMET Group within SIM² KU Leuven to selectively recover lead and zinc from Fe-rich industrial residues (i.e. jarosite residue of the zinc industry) using ionic liquids Aliquat 336 ([A336][Cl])...
Why restricting lead (Pb) metallurgy is a bad idea

Why restricting lead (Pb) metallurgy is a bad idea

During the last few years, the use of lead (Pb) in the EU economy has been called into question by some policy makers. Lead is frequently seen as a problematic metal that can be detrimental to human health; what is much less well known is its fundamental role in the...
COCOON workshop at World Resources Forum (26-2-19, Antwerp)

COCOON workshop at World Resources Forum (26-2-19, Antwerp)

In the framework of the prestiguous World Resources Forum 2019 (Antwerp), the Interreg Europe COCOON project team is hosting the workshop “Landfill management: from landfill to useful resource” on February 26, 2019. The workshop, which will build upon the results...

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